Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

• The Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

We offer you a selection of photos from the celebration of May Day from 1917 to 1983.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Petrograd. May 1, 1917. In the picture - the workers and employees of the Mint at a demonstration.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Lenin (center) talking to the Red Square with the secretary of the MC of the RCP (b) Zagorski during a May Day demonstration. 1919.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Homeless in the column of pioneers May Day demonstration. 1927.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Column employees TASS on May Day demonstration. 1934.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1947

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

The heads of state on the platform of the mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin during the festive May Day demonstration. 1960.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

A festive May Day demonstration and parade. Moscow, 1975.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

pilot-cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin, Alexei Leonov and Andrian Nikolayev (left to right) in the Red Square. 1967.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1968

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

1968. Ukrainian SSR. Odessa.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Muscovites on Day demonstration. 1968

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1970

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1972

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

1976

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1976

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

May Day demonstration in Moscow, 1976.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Vilnius. Day demonstration of workers on the streets. 1977.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Day demonstration of workers on the streets of Minsk. 1977.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Festive Day demonstration on Khreshchatyk. 1977.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

May Day demonstration in Chisinau. 1977.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Yerevan Mayday. 1977

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

CPSU General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev on the platform of the mausoleum of Lenin during the May Day demonstration. 1977.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

The column on the avenue Marx. Moscow, 1978.

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1981

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

Moscow, 1982

Soviet May Day: Chronicle for 66 years

A festive May Day demonstration. Columns of demonstrators in Manege Square. 1983.